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Object description

  • Plateau artist
  • Needle case, before 1908
  • Leather, glass, metal
  • Colorado Plateau, United States
  • L: 46 in, dia.: 1 1/8 in (L: 116.8 cm, dia.: 2.9 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1908
  • E10538


This is a needle case made with a wooden cylinder wrapped in golden glass beads with black edges. On one end, there is a chamois skin funnel edged with black beads and with long thongs and tintassles. At the other end there are six longer thongs with tintassles, the first bit wrapped with yellow beads.